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  • Airman comes up with a cool idea … and leaders listened

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Anybody who has worn body armor any amount of time knows it can get pretty warm. First Lt. Justin O’Brien, 88th Security Forces Squadron, certainly knows.As an enlisted “Defender” stationed at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, where temperatures over 100

  • Have a happy and safe holiday season

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh. -- As we close out 2021, the 88th Air Base Wing command team wishes Team Wright-Patterson a very happy holiday season. From Beth and me, thank you for what you do in making us the premier Air Base Wing, delivering “Strength through Support” every single day.I

  • Giant Christmas cards pop up again at Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Force Support Squadron recently kicked off the return of the giant Christmas card display at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.“We talked about starting this back up last year, but we were not able to make it happen,” said Sarah Burkhart, 88 FSS

  • Homecoming links pilot with ‘next generation’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A crop of aspiring aviators recently got a chance to hear from an Air Force pilot who’s flown over some big venues in her career.Maj. Sarah Kociuba, 393rd Bomb Squadron pilot, flew a T-38 Talon jet here Nov. 15 from her home station of Whiteman Air Force Base,

  • Fire Department completes 8,500 training sessions a year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department always aims for lofty milestones to make sure it is prepared to safeguard people and infrastructure in an emergency. “We conduct formal training three days a week, and informal training as opportunities arise,”

  • Operation Warm Heart assists families during holiday season

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The First Sergeants Council’s Operation Warm Heart continues to serve the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base community over the holiday season through the Adopt-A-Family Program.The campaign confidentially serves Airmen and civilians who qualify for additional

  • NASIC volunteers partner with The Foodbank

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Volunteers from the National Air and Space Intelligence Center devoted a piece of their holiday season Nov. 23 to ensure families in the community enjoyed a meal on Thanksgiving.Nine NASIC employees distributed turkey and other food to local residents for The

  • Spotlight: LeeGurtha Lucas

    Name and rank: LeeGurtha Lucas, NH-3Duty title: Security specialistUnit of assignment: Information Protection Directorate, 88th Air Base WingWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am a personnel security specialist with the 88 ABW/Information Protection Directorate’s Personnel Security Division. I provide

  • Don’t miss office calls: Install ‘soft phone’ capability

    WTIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Did you know you can make and receive calls from your office phone, in the comfort of your home?In the evolving landscape of COVID-19 restrictions, the 88th Communications Squadron continues to find new and creative ways for your work success.Don’t miss

  • Keep caution in mind when using space heaters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The high cost of heating oil and natural gas, combined with energy-saving efforts, raises the potential for increased use of alternative sources.Space heaters and other supplemental-heating devices may be viewed by a lot of people as a good alternative. They

 

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